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Orange Crush is an event during Spring Break that everyone looks forward to the most. It is mostly known for a week of partying, having fun and reliving some of the stress that school has put on their students.

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Desmond Stowe is the man with a plan at Savannah State University. He organizes events for students to do on campus. As the director of student life, him and his team keep students busy with events and activities.

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The Delta Nu Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Incorporated (DST) at Savannah State University held a probate Saturday, April 9, 2022, at 7:13 p.m. at T.A. Wright Stadium.

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Honors Day convocation was held on the lawn of the Kennedy Fine Arts Center, Thursday April 14 at 9:30 a.m.Extraordinary students from the Savannah State university’s (SSU) four colleges – College of Business Administration, College of Education, College of Sciences and Technology and Colleg…

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There are a multitude of student organizations at Savannah State University (SSU). The SSU Wesleyan Gospel Choir is one of the most profound organizations on campus. This year the choir celebrated 47 years of service and existence on Sunday, April 3, 2022 in the Student Union Ballroom. Antwa…

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Dr. Gabriel Arnold, the band director of the Powerhouse of the South at Savannah State University, has quickly achieved one of his goals as a band director leading the band to place in the Top 10 Division II for HBCU bands.  

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Ukraine, a country located in Eastern Europe governed by President Volodymyr Zelensky recently has been invaded by Russia. On February 24, 2022, Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin instructed his soldiers to go into the country of Ukraine and take it by force.  

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An HBCU prides itself on the traditions and accomplishments it provides for the students and the community. Savannah State University is filled with many opportunities for students to succeed in their prospective careers post-graduation. The department of Journalism and Mass Communications h…

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SAVANNAH— More than a dozen historically Black colleges and universities around the country received bomb threats last week on the eve and first day of Black History Month. Although no devices were found at any of the schools involved, this is still extremely concerning to everyone affected,…

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At Savannah State University, we know Richard R. Wright to be our first university president and we take pride in celebrating National Freedom Day because of this. Tuesday, February 1, at 1 p.m. the annual National Freedom Day Ceremony was held on the lawn of Wright Hall in front of the Rich…

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Everyone knows that every year in February, there are numerous events nationwide and worldwide that give recognition to African American leaders. In Savannah, Georgia there are a variety of events that the Savannah Black Heritage Festival hosts. These events last all month from February1st t…

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The coronavirus pandemic has impacted lives at Savannah State University including the general public in Savannah, Georgia. In early 2020, there was a mandatory lockdown which has now be lifted. 

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SAVANNAH – Last weekend the Black community/ United States celebrated American Baptist minister and civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr., on Saturday, January 15, 2022 for his birthday and on Monday, January 17, 2022 to be recognized nationally as a federal holiday. Martin Luther King…

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The Lady Tigers of Savannah State have gotten off to a hot start this season. The women are 5-0 with wins over Morris College (121-48), College of Coastal Georgia (96-70), Georgia College (53-44), Claflin University (77-43), and at Lane College (66-58). 

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When the time comes for students to take the next chapter of their life. It's not just about the cap and gown, degree, and leaving behind the few years of your life you experienced. It's about becoming the best you and being successful in whatever career you decided to choose and work endles…

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Former Savannah state student, Jamal Hendrix, has been expanding his wings since he graduated from Savannah State University in 2019.Majority of the time once you graduate people forget about you, but no now can forget about Jamal Hendrix. He has been working very hard on his craft. He gradu…

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According to the national institute of mental health, nearly 51.1 million people have some form of mental illness or suffer from similar issues of moderate to severe mental conditions. Did you know there are two main types of mental illnesses and associations of other health factors connecte…

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It’s probate season! On Saturday, November 14th, 2021 at 7:14 pm the brothers of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. Gamma Zeta chapter introduced their fall 2021 initiates to the student body. The New member presentation took place at the gazebo on the Savannah State campus.

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SAVANNAH – The future of Savannah State University has become much brighter and full of opportunities for the students, faculty, and community. After serving as the university’s interim since July 1, 2019, Kimberly Ballard-Washington, J.D. was appointed by the Board of Regents of the Univers…

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This past week saw a celebration for the anniversary of the creation of Georgia's oldest public institution, Savannah State University. Savannah State was founded in 1890 as Georgia State Industrial College for Coloured Youth by Richard Wright Sr. Since then university has stood the test of …

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Melanie Smith is the Study Abroad Coordinator at Savannah State University. She will be in this position for 8 years in February of 2022. She is also a member of the Tigers Den.Smith’s position has been augmented since the start of Covid-19. Covid has pretty much taken a large skid in her ca…

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The Savannah State baseball team has officially been told how many games will be played and who the team will play against this season. Last season Savannah State played only 21 games in a Covid-shortened season and finished the season 14-7. 

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Have you ever wanted to know what it feels like to be the President's daughter? First daughters' Cupcakes and Conversation welcomed students to join 14th President Kimberly Ballard-Washington and her daughter Kristen Washington. A formal event that allowed students to ask questions that woul…

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On Tuesday, November 2, 2021, Savannah State University students gathered in the Student Union ballroom to participate in The Choice Is Yours, a game show hosted by Lecia Rives. At the show's open, Rives announced the two rules of the game: To listen and pay attention.

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Savannah State University and South University have created a major merger and opportunity for the students at Savannah State University. The agreement was signed by both presidents of each university, Kimberly Ballard-Washington of Savannah State University and Dr. Valerie Trimarchi of Sout…

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Savannah State University's business organization, DECA, held a business attire fashion show on Wednesday, October 27. While the event featured models from Lethal Allure, DECA also invited panelists Danietté A. Thomas, a Savannah-based designer, and District 6 Commissioner Aaron Whitley to a…

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SAVANNAH – President Ballard-Washington has been consistently active in building the future of Savannah State. On October 27, 2021, President Ballard-Washington met with President Jermaine Whirl of Augusta Technical College to officially sign the new Institutional Articulation Agreement that…

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Savannah State student Austin Turner is looking to get his degree in sociology, with a minor in behavioral analysis. An interesting fact about Turner is that he is a stupendous swim instructor and a great young man. 

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Dune, directed by Denis Villeneuve, succeeded in capturing my attention but failed to detail what is happening and its scale. The main cast consists of Timothée Chalamet as Paul Atreides, Zendaya as Chani, Rebecca Ferguson as Lady Jessica, and Oscar Isaac as Leto Atreides. Screenwriters are …

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Junior running back Jatavion Willams was recently aired on the savannah morning news for his new path from a student manager to a student athlete of Savannah States football team.Jatavion Williams, 20 knew all along what his plans were, but he just needed to figure out how to put everything …

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With football season being back this fall, everyone has been excited to see our Tigers back in action. Each week faculty, staff, students, family, and friends pack the T.A. Wright Stadium out to see the football team dominate the field. Every Saturday the Tigers have been crushing every oppo…

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The Greek step show was held on Friday, October 15, 2021, at 8 p.m. in the Tiger Arena. This year’s theme was “Friday Night Lights”, featuring comedian and host, Tyler Chronicles from Wild’n Out along with the closing of a concert from Hip-Hop artist, Rich Homie Quan.

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On Sunday evening, October 17, 2021, Savannah State University students, alumni, and extended family celebrated the end of Homecoming 2021 with a gospel concert in the Tiger Arena. Comedian Karlton Humes—better known by his stage name NotKarltonBanks—hosted the event, while the performers in…

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Savannah State University HBCU marching band has been showing up and showing out. Now that everyone has seen them show out during the halftime of the football games.

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The precision and style shown at the SSU football stadium on Saturday, October 16, 2021, at 4:51p.m. could be done by no other than Savannah State University’s Powerhouse of the South. 

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As homecoming approaches right around the corner, the students along with the faculty and staff are very excited. The week of homecoming consists of different events each day such as the residence hall step show, a concert, the football game, the yard fest and much more! One activity that ev…

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Savannah State students celebrated Hispanic Heritage month on Thursday October 7,2021 participating in the Bilingual poetry reading, “Colores Poetry Jam”. The students from the Estuary, the creative writing club got a chance to emulate original poems from poets with a Hispanic background.